A Guide for Training Public Dialogue Facilitators
2008. Author: Everyday Democracy
This guide is designed to assist the training of public dialogue facilitators. It is intended primarily for trainers who work in community settings where many small dialogue groups meet simultaneously across a city, town, or region. The principles set out in the guide apply, regardless of the setting, topic, or scale of the effort. The guide provides information and tips to lay the foundation for a comprehensive training program. The material includes guiding principles, information on recruiting trainees, finding training sites, annotated agendas, and evaluation tools. The guide also includes a chapter on training young people.
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